Although there are more quilt photos I could show, I will finish Our Exhibition by showing some closeups.
Sometimes it's in the detail and finishing or extra touches that makes a quilt distinctive.For example in the border around a quilt that didn't really appeal to me it's border detail did.Tiny flowers and leaves made by folding bias tapes joined the quilted stems and twigs together.( click to enlarge )
Pat Heslop made the whole cloth quilt by hand - she wanted to always have some handwork to do and this is the finished result.Hard to photograph - but it was amazing.
Anna used special buttons on her wall hanging of blue and white teapots( see previous post for photo ). They each had a word like love, hope etc.
If there is something about the quilt in the final photo that you think you have seen before - you would be right. Shame it's a bit dark in the pic. I was very proud of it, and it was a large splash of yummy colour right as you walked into the room.
* Yes, Paula they are french knots.The rest was stitched in the ditch - quite lightly quilted.
*Yes Anne B we do know who Kenny Everit was we saw him on TV frequently many years ago.
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